WINE & SPIRITS January 2012

Wine & Spirits MagazineJames Molesworth from Wine Spectator states in his latest article (Jan 2012):“…the best vineyard sites and best-suited varieties for the region retained their fresh acidity. The selection of Hermann J. Wiemer Rieslings from winemaker Fred Merwarth set the pace, with the estate’s HJW bottling showing precision and length…”


The newly released 2010 vintage are rated as follows:

92p- Dry Riesling “HJW Vineyard” 2010

92p- Select Late Harvest Riesling 2010

91p- Dry Riesling “Magdalena Vineyard” 2010

90p- Dry Riesling Reserve 2010

90p- Late Harvest Riesling 2010

89p- Semi-Dry Riesling 2010

89p- Gewurztraminer 2010